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Cristela Alonzo Biography

Birth Place:
San Juan, Texas, United States
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Began her career as a stand-up comedian in Dallas
  • First TV special was The Half Hour: Cristela Alonzo, which aired on Comedy Central in June 2013
  • Wrote and executive produced her semiautobiographical comedy series Cristela, which premiered on ABC in 2014
  • Cites Carol Burnett, Roseanne Barr and Kathleen Madigan as her biggest comedic influences